The Travis Marina Bar (aka Presidio Yacht Club) at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge in Sausalito has the best views in Marin. They have an upstairs bar run by Travis Air Force base open to the public Thursday thru Sunday. Frequently they have live music on those nights. Downstairs they have a function room for rent complete with a kitchen for catering purposes. This is truly a treasure in Marin not to be missed. Check out their website for more info.
Spring Forward - the clocks go forward one hour 2:00 a.m. this Sunday morning March 13th. Get out and get a close up view of the wonderful bay and all the vistas it brings. You can rent a kayak at 101 Surf Sports on 3rd St. in San Rafael, paddle around the bay with beautiful views of the Richmond bridge. Pull your kayak up to Terrapin Crossroads for brunch, lunch, drinks or appetizers!
Last minute post on this rainy First Saturday of the Month. Just heard of a few great indoor activities: 1. Nike Missile site at Marin Headlands Sausalito (only fully restored site in the nation). Special free tours and guest speakers on the first saturday of each month. Open 12:30-3:30 today. Look here for more info: http://www.nps.gov/goga/nike-missile-site.htm 2. Free Museum day first Saturday of each month - if you have a Bank of America debit or credit card, free admissi
Have you ever hiked to the light house out in Pt. Reyes? Last time I was there I saw whales. There is also a colony of Elephant Seals out there with a breeding cycle from December through March. It's really amazing to see the males fight for dominance, the newborn pups and the interactions between them all. After your hike, stop by Saltwater Oyster Depot in Inverness for a meal.
Lack of inventory was the theme for 2015 and continues into 2016. Home sales in the Bay Area started out the new year with a bang, hitting their highest level in three years for the month of January, according to a new report by CoreLogic, the Irvine-based real estate information firm. Marin County January sales for 2016 were up 5.4% over January 2015 sales. The question I have been asked the most since the beginning of the year is "how is the decline in the stock market affe